Meet Me at the Fair: A World's Fair Reader

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Meet Me at the Fair: A World's Fair Reader

Publisher: ETC Press
ISBN/ASIN: 1312115874
ISBN-13: 9781312115873
Number of pages: 559

The authors investigate world's fairs in their multiple aspects: political, urban/architectural, anthropological/sociological, technological, commercial, popular, and representational. The volume presents its own phantasmagoria of disciplinary perspectives, historical periods, geographical locales, media, and messages, mirroring the microcosmic form of the world's fair itself.

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